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Oct 28, 2013 2:00pm EDT
tracking german chancellor angela merkel. today the white house responded. >> the president feels strongly about making sure we are not just collecting information because we can, but because we should. phone call the president had with chancellor merkel made sure we do not and will not monitor the chancellor's communications. >>> another report out today, this one in a spanish paper el mundo, the nsa tracked over 60 million calls in spain in one month. documents provided by nsa leaker edward snowden. the spanish government summoned the american ambassador asking for an explanation. >>> this weekend, thousands of protesters marched on capitol hill demanding an end to the government surveillance program at home and abroad. many carried signs praising snowden and thanking him for blowing wistle on the nsa by leaking classified documents. this comes as international outrage builds over the broad scope of the nsa's data gathering over years. european leaders continue to put pressure on the country to for a new spying deal on allies. chefon, thank you so much for your time. >> thank you. >> let
Nov 4, 2013 2:00am PST
, several heads of state such as angela merkel calling the tapping of mobile phone as severe breach of trust. here to comment is angela merkel. so tell us your thoughts when you found out that u.s. intel against was targeting your cell phone. >> being chancellor is a lonely job. and one is the loneliest number. it was during this lonely time i sent many images. i sent one to an ex-boyfriend and pretended it was an september. sorry, wrong frederick, but how are you doing? >> edward snowden's nsa revelations reaching new heights, getting spoofed on snl. but now the leaker is seeking ce clemens city. >>> and toronto's embattled mayor says he will stay in office. >>> and the sbepgs intentional that was the youtube music awards. that's a real thing? it is? okay. this is "way too early". good morning. i'm bill karins in for brian shactman. it's monday, november 4th. we'll also show and you scary moment
Oct 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
. the agency said it did not inform the president of reported monitoring of german chancellor angela merkel. the "l.a. times" citing current and former officials said the white house and state department both signed off on it. >> mike, you're taken back to the days of iran/contra. i'm not comparing these scandals to iran/contra, but we keep having to ask ourselves the question -- is the president really in the dark the way everybody around claims that he's in the dark about these huge issues? if he is, is that worse than if he had known about it? this was written in the "the washington post" today, for a smart man president obama professes to know very little about what's going on in his administration. on sunday night the "wall street journal report"ed he did learn this summer the nsa was bugging phones of german chancellor angela merkel and other world leaders for nearly five years. followed by a few claims of hhs sebelius obama didn't know about problems of the health care website before the launch. the white house frequently has given a variation on this theme. the question, what did ob
Oct 28, 2013 9:00pm PDT
of magnitude, though, over reports from the german paper that german chancellor angela merkel's personal phone, her cell phone, had also been bugged by the nsa after a direct, and i'm guessing kind of brusk call between the chancellor and president obama, the white house released a statement saying that the president "assured the chancellor that the united states is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of chancellor merkel." is not and will not in the future. those are the key phrases here. so, we're not doing it now and we won't going forward, but did we in the past? >> has the united states monitored the chancellor's phone calls in the past? >> nedra, we are not going to publicly comment on every piece of policy and we have made clear that the united states gathers foreign intelligence of the type gathered by all nations. >> so, no comment on the past. we don't still do it, we won't do it again, but why were we doing it before, and who knew about it? the "wall street journal" reports now that the nsa was doing this basically on their own? the white house cut off some monito
Oct 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
on the show later. >>> much more ahead on the u.s. allies being upset over our spy games. angela merkel and others expressing outrage over new reports of big brothering by uncle sam. what did president obama know and when did he know it? >>> also ahead, prison break, inmates bust out of prison through a shower. now the nationwide manhunt is under way to find them. we'll show you the behind-the-scenes way they were able to get out. plan e thing you gave my husband? well, yeah, yes. the "name your price" tool. you tell us the price you want to pay, and we give you a range of options to choose from. careful, though -- that kind of power can go to your head. that explains a lot. yo, buddy! i got this. gimme one, gimme one, gimme one! the power of the "name your price" tool. only from progressive. [ male announcer ] maybe you've already heard what they're saying about the nissan altima. ♪ and we have to admit, that it's all true. but don't just take their word for it, check it out for yourself. the award-winning nissan altima. nissan. innovation that excites. now get a $179 per month lease
Oct 28, 2013 9:00am EDT
. at the same time world leaders continue to vent anger and frustration. german chancellor angela merkel who does have a close personal bond with president obama and key allies in the years of the crisis. germany is sending their own delegation with the national security adviser and asked him that president obama said to merkel when the two spoke in that phone call last week. >> the president said we are not going. >> we don't want to get into the business and everything we have done in the past. >> we make necessary reforms. and how can we be transparent. >> on sunday they denied german reports they knew merkel was the subject of spying. the "wall street journal" reports that president obama didn't know about the surveillance program and once he learned about it over the summer, the program itself was halted. back here in the u.s., the chairman mike rogers said critics like germany and france have the wrong when it am cans to the value of surveillance. >> it's a good thing. it keeps the french and the u.s. savey and european allies safe. >> let me move on. >> the whole notion that we go aft
Oct 29, 2013 1:00pm PDT
dianne feinstein saying it's a big problem, and the president apparently not knowing that angela merkel's cell phones, both tapped. how damaging is that for this president's status as someone who is in control and in touch and one we can trust? >> yeah, it's a slippery slope. because on the one hand, you want to look like you know what's going on. but you can't say the butler did it. this is something that you're responsible for, right? it's in your house. colombo can't come in and save you. neither can pj rourke or whoever else can be -- i think the problem here is that the president has been talking about transparency and clarity, and he's got to get ahold of what's going on here. angela merkel doesn't want to come to the white house because you've been snooping and spying on her. i've been trying to listen to see if they have been on my two phones. if they're not on my phones and world leaders spy on each other all of the time, we can make him a scapegoat. he has to be culpable and responsible, but at the same time, it's a lot more pervasive than we thought. >> isn't this about the p
Nov 1, 2013 3:00pm PDT
german chancellor angela merkel's communications, and tracked phone calls and e-mails across europe. kerry addressed the issue, over video link, for a conference in london. >> in some cases i acknowledge to you, as has the president, some of these actions have reached too far and we are going to make sure that that does not happen in the future. >> woodruff: kerry said he and president obama learned of some of the surveillance after the fact. but he also said some of the information gleaned has saved lives. one third of all the texas clinics that perform abortions are now barred from doing so. a federal appeals court last night allowed new state restrictions to take effect, pending further appeals. the rules say clinic doctors must have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, but many do not. texas is one of a number of states to approve broad new curbs on abortions in recent months. in economic news, u.s. factory output expanded in october, at the best pace in two and half years. that word came today in a closely watched survey of purchasing managers. and major auto makers report
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Nov 2, 2013 11:00am PDT
the chancellor of germany angela merkel, that will be fairly clear to the president when he's being briefed. >> there's some discussion that what should happen -- the united states has an agreement with five countries, britain, canada, australia, new zealand, the united states, five countries, that we don't spy on each other and they share intelligence. some people say we should include germany and france in that group of five to make it a group of seven. do you agree? >> no, because the germans and france want to go there, but it's a special relationship we've had with the english speaking world that's there, built up over decades of trust. there are things with which we compete with france on and with germany. really, the worst thing about this, is that we created a political problem for chancellor merkel and the french having this come out. >> inside germany. >> they actually don't -- i'm sure they knew this was going on but once the snowden documents came out, they had to deal with it politically at home. >> what should they do to handle that? how can we help them at hope, mary? >> i pr
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Nov 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
as important as we got it from the chancellor of germany angela merkel that would be fairly clear to the president when he's being briefed. >> so there's some discussion now that what should happen is we have, the united states has, an agreement with five countries, britain, canada, australia, new zealand and the united states, five countries, that we don't spy on each other and they share intelligence. now people are saying we should include germany and france in that five group of five and make it a group of seven. you agree? >> no. the germans, and france want to go there. but it's a special relationship that we've had with the english-speaking world that's built up over decades of trust. we compete with france on things and with germany. i mean, the worst thing about this, and is that we created a political problem for chancellor merkel, and the french, having this come out. >> inside germany. >> they actually don't -- i mean i'm sure they know this was going on. but once the documents came out they had to deal with it politically at home. >> what should they do to handle that
Oct 28, 2013 4:25am EDT
that president obama knew of and approved a plan to allow the nsa to listen in on german chancellor angela merkel's phone calls. they deny the report and susan mcginnis has the latest. >> reporter: a european delegation is in d.c. this morning to meet with white house aides and members of congress. they're expressing outrages at reports the nsa has been eavesdropping on as many as 35 lead glers i think we have repair work to do and hard questions to ask of the nsa about what's really happening in this program. >> reporter: the very sit comes on the heels after new revelation from a german newspaper which says the nsa listened in on german chancellor merkel's phone calls since 2002 and chief alexander briefed the president on the spying in 2010. the obama administration denies it saying news reports claiming otherwise are not true. but some members of congress are skeptical. >> remember, the nsa works for the president so it's a question did the president want to hear what chancellor merkel was saying because through his national security advisor he knew or should have known. >> reporter: others s
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Oct 28, 2013 3:00pm PDT
in 2010 on his agency's targeting of the cell phone of german chancellor angela merkel. the spokesperson said general alexander did not discuss with president obama in 2010 an alleged foreign intelligence operation involving german chancellor merkel, nor has he ever discussed allegationed operations involving merkel. news reports claiming otherwise are not true. reported, mr. obama was kept in the dark about the merkel surveillance for nearly five years until this summer when he ordered it stopped. >> the president didn't know about -- >> reporter: general alexander appearing on a d.o.d. blog cast last week somehow likened what most regard as the dirty business of surveilling our allies to the process of convincing young boys when it's time to take a bath. >> no, i never take a bath. why would i want to take a bath? but isn't there a better way? well, we had to take baths or showers. what about here? what's the better way to stop terrorists? >> reporter: british prime minister david kcameron appeale not to publish classified information from ex-nsa employee edward snowden. added if they
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Nov 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
have a problem with the nsa spying on americans. i love the fact that they're listening to angela merkel's conversations world leaders around the world, knock yourself out, spy on them, they are spying on us, i get it when you go into the american phone calls, phone lists, emails, some cases the body of the emails. that's when i have a problem with it, they variety the law. >> the only thing i style that eric is that the bad guys don't announce their plans over the internet or on their phone calls as i'm going to bomb something. what they do is they use code words. and so when you are looking for the plan, which we he have to remember that in a post 9/11 world, we have to get to them before they board the airplane. but, the guys, the good guys who are looking for this are looking for patterns. it's very difficult. we have to understand that the government very truthful to us and we should trust them. >> fisa court very specific set up to allow warrants to search foreign intelligence people outside the united states and not by saying it might pass through a server that's google or
Oct 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
angela merkel's cell phone is a real threat to their lives. they just don't get the sense that those kinds of things -- they're not going to give you the latitude on those kinds of things. >> casey, what's interesting, you hear the president, he was basically saying -- he didn't say it this way but the excuse was, you know, nsa has so much technology now at their disposal, we have to tell them what not to use and we didn't tell them that they couldn't do this, and that's the way -- it almost makes you wonder, is there no common sense used at nsa? >> well, it sounds like if they had the technological capability -- >> they went ahead and used it. >> they were collecting it. but the question in my mind is at what point does this sort of surveillance state or the national security state actually usurp the elected branches of government that we have, because what we've seen over the course of, you know, this e evolving, you know, nsa story from snowden is that the white house doesn't seem to know what's going on. if they don't know what's going on, they definitely can't do anything about
Oct 28, 2013 5:00pm EDT
angela merkel's cell phone and eavesdropped on more than 60 million private conversations in spain in just one month. president obama steered clear of the controversy as he helped swear in his new fbi director, but the white house is saying u.s. intelligence gathering is under review. >> the president clearly feels strongly about making sure that we are not just collecting information because we can, but because we should. >> reporter: besides being embarrassing spying on allies could have economic consequences as washington works to negotiate a major trade deal with the european union. former state department analyst james lewis says the u.s. won't stop the program because in a post 9/11 world the information is too valuable. >> this makes us safer. less surveillance means more successful attacks. >> reporter: the white house hopes to complete its surveillance review by the end of the year. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >> the head of the health and intelligence committee will travel to brussels to try and find a way to move forward with our european allies. >>> le
Oct 29, 2013 5:00am EDT
on at least 35 world leaders, including german chancellor angela merkel. dianne feinstein says the program needs to end. >> we're heading toward the 70- degree mark temperature wise later this week. >> kind of warm later yesterday, too. how long will we stay in the 70s? howard has the answer vo: the tea party. government shutdown. dangerous politics. first they gave us ken cuccinelli... and now mark obenshain for attorney general. obenshain voted to ban the birth control pill, and outlaw abortion, even for victims of rape and incest. and on gun safety, obenshain opposes comprehensive background checks to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the violently mentally ill. mark obenshain: a dangerously wrong turn for virginia. i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general and i sponsored this ad. . >>> 5:15 on this tuesday morning. as i drive into work, i see more decorates and lights for halloween. the forecast is what everyone is excited about. >> it's going to be a pretty good halloween around here. going to be mild and generally dry. if you're in western maryland or western virgin
Oct 29, 2013 6:00am EDT
the u.s. spies on allies, including german chancellor angela merkel. she issued a statement monday saying, i am totally opposed. the white house says it is reviewing the program that monitored the foreign leaders but feinstein and her senate colleagues want to go one step further. she's calling for a review of all intelligence operations. >> niece revelations call for a thorough review of the collection standards that we are using. >> reporter: senator feinstein says her committee was unaware the u.s. was listening in on private phone calls from friendly heads of state. senator john mccain wants to know who did know. >> obviously we're going to want for know exactly what the president knew and when he knew it. >> reporter: the white house won't say whether the president knew about the merkel eavesdropping but admits damage has been done. >> we are mindful that some of these disclosures have cost tension in our relationships. >> reporter: elmar brock is part of a european delegation that is now in washington to urge the u.s. to stop spying on allies. >> i think we have to make it cl
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Nov 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
and angela merkel is in fifth place. what do you think about that? jemu green, fox news contributor. michael graham, radio talk show host. welcome to you. we watched back and forth between president putin and president obama and there was discussion then president putin of russia was seeming to be more in charge than the president perhaps. that was the criticism of our president at the time. what do you make of this ranking by "forbes"? >> it's a bit ludicrous, reports the fact that the president of the united states is no longer the leader of the free world have been widely exaggerated. let's consider the source here. this is the collective wisdom of the forbes editors. putin is a dictator for life, not a president for five years. and of an economy that is 1/the size of the united states. and also, martha he is a bit of a buffoon. martha: well, that may be. that may be. we watched interesting exchanges had a lot of people raising this issue, michael before forbes even put it in their magazine. >> hey that buffoon is kicking obama's butt. you say there is back and forth between obama and put
Oct 28, 2013 7:00am EDT
are under review. some have already been canceled like surveillance of german chancellor angela merkel's cellphone. it has infuriated he and severely damaged u.s. relations. a prominent newspaper said obama had known of the spying since 2010. he was informed personally that year. the administration denied that confrontation took place. the mess in europe is now spilling into some corners of congress. >> they don't believe ever listening to the head of state of an ally is appropriate. i would hope the president is as upset as all of us are in congress. >> reporter: some lawmakers say europe needs to grow up. >> if the french citizens knew exactly what that was about they would be applauding and popping champagne corks. it's a good thing. >> reporter: the white house promised merkel the surveillance is over and will never happen again. she's angered by the u.s. they like to maintain at least some ambiguity. in merkel's case, that's been eliminated entirely. european union representatives arrive in washington today. they'll meet with white house officials and others to talk about new spyi
Oct 30, 2013 7:00am EDT
francis and angela merkel. >>> an anonymous fan bought one of the beatles' home near penny lane. it inspired the tune with the very same name. >>> "price is right" will celebrate the birthday of bob baerk. he turns 90. he'll come back to present a special showcase. he retired in 2007. >> i love "price is right." i love bob barker. it's on the bucket list. >> she can wear the big name tag. norah. >> they look at chief correspondent bob schieffer. hi was honored with the excellence in journalism award. he said the need for journalists is greater than ever. >>> it could create more than a million jobs by 2020. researches say less than 60% of working women choose careers in technology and only 2% have the right education to fill those spots. michelle miller went to indianapolis to see why the digital divide has the tech wor world. >> it's exactly why these students never considered computer science growing up. >> my main problem was the stigma around it. oh, you do computer science. you must be anti-social and not talk to anybody. i don't know if it hurts young girls more than boys
Oct 28, 2013 2:00pm EDT
on phone conversations and climbing -- including german chancellor angela merkel. i want to show an excerpt of this and come back to you stefan and ask whether cap has become the think-tank for democratic candidates in 2014 and 2016. here is a portion. >> i well remember when john and sarah wartell first came to see me about this new idea they were working on, a progressive think-tank that would stand up and fight back in a city that had a lot of think-tanks on the other side of the aisle. that would champion our values, develops smart policies based on sound research and scholarship and then would abdicate and engage in the public debate. at the same time, we have been talking about how we could see this happen. we were brought working on the very same idea and at the end of the clinton administration i knew that if we didn't have an infrastructure in place to continue to build on what had been accomplished and to hold the line on any efforts at retrenchment we would not be doing our job. >> host: stefan let me ask you much like the heritage foundation has been part of an infrastructure fo
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